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Archive for March, 2014

Isaac Wallace Jr., retiree – March 27, 2014

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Isaac Wallace Jr., 65, of Pendleton died March 27, 2014. He was a records manager with the University Libraries and retired in 2012 with 22 years of service. Isaac chaired Clemson’s Commission on the Status of Black Faculty and Staff from 2003 thru 2005.  He also served on the board of the Clemson Child Development [...]

John Henry Marvin Jr., retiree – March 25, 2014

Monday, March 31st, 2014

John Henry Marvin Jr., 94, of Clemson died March 25, 2014. He was a professor in the  textiles department and retired in 1984 with 35 years of service. Marvin is survived by his wife, son; daughter; family and friends. Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be expressed online at [...]

Clemson Home to offer faculty and staff meal plan

Monday, March 31st, 2014

By Jackie Todd, Office of Media Relations Tired of the same old ham sandwich? Clemson Home’s got you covered with its new faculty and staff meal plan. The Eat Where You Work plan allows faculty and staff to enjoy 50 meals – nearly two month’s worth of preparation-free, all-you-can-eat buffet meals for $285. That works [...]

Sparacino to serve as interim registrar

Monday, March 31st, 2014

The Office of Undergraduate Studies and Interim Provost Nadim Aziz  are pleased to announce that Debra Sparacino will be serving as Interim Registrar beginning April 1, 2014. Sparacino has been with the Office of the Registrar for more than 30 years.

Elizabeth R. Buist, retiree – March 22, 2014

Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Elizabeth R. Buist, 57, of Greenwood died March 22, 2014. She retired in 2004. Buist was an extension associate with the Animal and Veterinary Science Department.  She also served as an extension associate in the Family and Youth Development Department and extension agent senior in the Greenwood County Extension Office with the 4-H Horse program. [...]

Clemson Thinks2 Faculty Institute

Friday, March 28th, 2014

By Bill Surver, Ph.D. Alumni Distinguished Professor Department of Biological Sciences Now is your opportunity to become part of Clemson Thinks2 by participating in the second Clemson Thinks2 Faculty Institute. We are seeking faculty members who will develop a CT2 seminar. Seminars may be interdisciplinary or disciplinary-based courses. Modifications of existing courses as well as [...]

Reflection pond to be temporarily drained week of April 14

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Sprucing up for Spring! Facilities will temporarily drain the reflection pond in front of the Cooper Library the week of April 14-17. Clemson periodically drains the pond for cleaning and to make any needed repairs. For questions or more information, contact Adrienne Gerus at

Five women honored with Clemson University Outstanding Women Awards

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

The President’s Commission on the Status of Women presented its annual Outstanding Women Awards to recognize the contribution of individuals to improving the status of women. Nominees are recommended by their peers and selected by committees made up of current Women’s Commission members. Awards are given in five categories: Outstanding Academic Faculty Award, Outstanding Staff [...]

See new ergonomic workstations and register to win prizes

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

OfficeMax new Ergotron system – Come and see the most Ergonomic Work Stations in the U.S.!  Come learn how something as simple as changing your work environment can make you healthier and live longer. OfficeMax and Ergotron will bring the brand new Traveling Showroom to Clemson that showcases the latest ergonomically constructed desks, tables and [...]

Parking/transit: Weekly updates March 26-April 2

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Permanent CAT Bus red-route modification Due to situations that are out of our control, the Red Route will have the following permanent modification beginning on Monday, March 24. The Red Route will NO LONGER operate on the section of Old Central Road, between Calhoun Street and Lindsay Road. Click here for more information. East Library [...]